What's New

What's New

Brewing is Superfine in Marathon County

Posted: 06/28/2019

A donation of six bottles from Marathon City Brewery helps tell the story of beer brewing in central Wisconsin. 

We don't know much about Ellerman Dairy

Posted: 06/18/2019

Ellerman Dairy operated near Athens during the 1950s. Do you have any stories?

MCHS participates in the Blue Star Museum program

Posted: 06/13/2019

The Marathon County Historical is proud to participate in the Blue Star program that provides free admission to museums across the country to active military families.

It all began with a button

Posted: 06/12/2019

Curators found a button in our artifact collection, and wondered what its story was.

Here's a simple tool for intergenerational storytelling

Posted: 06/05/2019

MCHS has created a simple tool that children can use to interview grandparents. Download our PDF and get started sharing stories!

1892 Courthouse lights return

Posted: 12/06/2018

A special donation returned antique light fixtures to Wausau.

WI 101: Check out this coat!

Posted: 11/21/2018

Another of our objects is featured in the Wisconsin 101 online museum!

After Hours tours now available

Posted: 06/26/2018

It’s your turn to plan a special gathering of friends, club members or family. What to do? Consider a unique evening (or other special time) at the Yawkey House Museum!

Researching Your Roots?

Posted: 10/03/2016

Ancestory.comThe Marathon County Historical Society Research Library is now open the first Sunday of the month from 1:00-3:30 pm. 

One of our trained librarians will be available to assist you with your research needs. You will also have free use of Ancestry.com while you are here.

For a list of upcoming genealogy and research classes and events, please visit our Calendar of Events.